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JPL to Visit NSSL

JPL to Visit NSSL

Representatives from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will spend a day at NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory in Norman, Oklahoma, Thursday (Sept. 3) to discuss opportunities for collaboration and clarify current areas of development. Following a welcome from NSSL director Steve Koch, the first portion of the meeting will focus on JPL’s technology and observation concepts.

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Gab at the Lab: Dusty Wheatley

Gab at the Lab: Dusty Wheatley

Dusty Wheatley       Research Scientist     Background: B.A. Mathematics, Bellarmine University M.S., Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, Purdue University Experience: Dusty is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He earned his undergraduate degree in math from Bellarmine University and his graduate degrees in atmospheric science from Purdue University. Upon completion of his graduate studies in

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Gab at the Lab: James Murnan

Gab at the Lab: James Murnan

  Audio/Visuals Production Specialist     Background: B.A. Film & Video, University of Oklahoma, 2005                        Minor: General Business Experience: James got his start at the Radar Operations Center as a student in 2003. He created the ROC tour video and assisted on the NSSL 40th anniversary project. He was eventually hired full time as a

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Significant Paper: A Balloonborne Particle Size, Imaging, and Velocity Probe for in Situ Microphysical Measurements.

Significant Paper: A Balloonborne Particle Size, Imaging, and Velocity Probe for in Situ Microphysical Measurements.

A Balloonborne Particle Size, Imaging, and Velocity Probe for in Situ Microphysical Measurements. Authors: Waugh, S.M., Ziegler, C.L., MacGorman, D.R., Fredrickson, S.E., Kennedy, D.W., Rust, W.D.  Journal: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology Publication Date: Online 7/29/15 Important Conclusions: Researchers at the National Severe Storms Laboratory have developed the PArticle Size, Image, and Velocity (PASIV) probe, an instrument attached to a balloon that measures

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Meet Sebastian Torres

Meet Sebastian Torres

If he were to write his autobiography, the title of the book might be “From Gaucho to Cowboy”. Sebastian Torres grew up  in Argentina, and earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in his native country. In 1997, he came to the University of Oklahoma, where he attained a Master’s degree in the same field.

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